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Epilogue, David Henry Lodge

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Swan Song, Days 4 & 5 David Henry Lodge

It takes two days to survey another area, The Glades (South Bowl) and the South Ridge. The skiing just gets better each day. The sun has behaved itself and stayed behind the clouds and every night it has snowed a … Continue reading

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Smiles All Around, Day 2 David Henry Lodge

It’s cloudy. That is good in my opinion. At this time of year the heat from the sun has a huge effect on the snow. It makes it mushy in the day, at night it freezes leaving an annoying crust … Continue reading

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Mallard Mountain Lodge, First Full Day

Skiing is still sketchy. The wind has stopped but the temperature is still real cold. We have chosen to start early in case we can stay out all day we want to maximize our time out on the snow. The … Continue reading

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Mallard Mountain Lodge, Sunday January 1, 2017

Up and at-em. Off to breakfast 6.30 just like the front desk said. We are summarily told ‘we don’t open till 7.00’. The hotel is not winning alot of points this trip. The heli prelim is as most places but … Continue reading

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Mallard Mountain Lodge

One of my favorite sayings is ‘The worst the driving the better the skiing.’ Today the driving was quite good until the BC border. As I gained an hour on the day the roads turned slick and I slowed down. … Continue reading

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Alpine Skiing in Edmonton

Murray is an avid alpine skier. Always has been, always will be. He goes backcountry skiing in the mountains and loves it. He comes home from these ski adventures smiling,  pumped and with incredible pictures. I have decided that I … Continue reading

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First Mountain Trip 2011

The Canadian Rocky Mountains are as impressive as any mountains I have seen. When you see them they look similar to the Alps, Pyrenees, or the Himalayas. For the most part they look like classic mountains, rocky, craggy and the … Continue reading

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